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'In The Heights' Interview With Lin-Manuel Miranda

Creator of “In the Heights” Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about changing his beloved musical for a film, updating the script to reflect modern issues, the crazy cameos they packed into the film and much more in this interview with CinemaBlend's Corey Chichizola.

Video Chapters

0:00 - Intro 

00:25 - What It Was Like For Lin-Manuel Miranda to Change His Musical For The Screen 

02:00 - Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains Why In The Heights Added a New Story About Immigration 

03:00 - How Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Parents Ended Up In In The Heights

03:43 - Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Some In The Heights Cameos You Might Have Missed 

You can see In The Heights in theaters and streaming on HBO Max on June 11.

Corey Chichizola
Movies Editor

Corey was born and raised in New Jersey. Double majored in theater and literature during undergrad. After working in administrative theater for a year in New York, he started as the Weekend Editor at CinemaBlend. He's since been able to work himself up to reviews, phoners, and press junkets-- and is now able to appear on camera with some of his famous actors... just not as he would have predicted as a kid.